If you’re like most busy small business owners, you’re always looking for fast and easy ways to market your business and get new customers. One of the fastest and easiest is right under your nose: Your existing, satisfied customers can be a great source of referrals to new business—provided you handle the referral process right.
NOTE: This blog is by U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and first appeared at Hud.gov on August 19, 2013.
From New Orleans to Cedar Rapids to Tuscaloosa to Minot – I have walked the streets and looked in the eyes of families whose lives have come crashing down around them under nature’s wrath.
Not sure how the health care law may impact your business in Oregon? SBA and Cover Oregon are teaming up to bring you three Google+ Hangouts that will dive into specific topics of the Affordable Care Act like the Marketplace and the small business tax credit. In case you missed it, the first Hangout discussed what businesses need to know about the new Health Care Marketplace in Oregon, Cover Oregon.
The second Hangout on August 27 will cover what businesses need to know about the small business tax credit and eligibility requirements under the Affordable Care Act.
NOTE: This blog is by Ari Matusiak, special assistant to the President & director of private sector engagement and first appeared at Whitehouse.gov on August 14, 2013.
Small businesses are the backbone of our economy, and for the 28 million small employers across the country, healthcare is a major concern. The Affordable Care Act provides benefits and opportunities to small businesses that will help increase access to affordable coverage options.
Here are five key ways the Affordable Care Act can benefit small employers and their workers:
Are low credit scores (FICO® Scores) holding you back from getting the credit you need?
What would an extra 20, 30, 50 or even 100+ points more do for your credit scores?
If you are looking to learn how to increase your credit score, you’ve come to the right place.
Whether you are trying to obtain a credit card, buy or lease a new car, purchase a home or simply raise your scores, I’m going to share with you a simple yet powerful way to do just that.
Did you know 30% of your credit scores (FICO® scores) is impacted by your debt to credit utilization?
Small businesses play an important role in the nation’s economic growth. These small companies are also vulnerable to major financial losses—to the point of being forced to shut down for good—as a result of a severe weather event.